University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

English - Women's Studies

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master
Field of Study: English Language and Literature, General
Description The Department of English offers the degree of Master of Arts (with or without thesis) in English. The program equips students to pursue advanced studies in British, Canadian, or American literature informed by a broad knowledge of literary history and by recent developments in literary criticism and cultural theory. The department is well known for its annual Canadian Literature Symposium, and its faculty is distinguished and well-published. The Ontario Council on Graduate Studies (OCGS) has consistently awarded the department the council's highest rating. The Department of English is a participating unit in the collaborative program in Women's Studies at the Master's level. This program has been established for students wishing to enrich their training in English by including an interdisciplinary component in Women's Studies. The specific requirements of the collaborative program include two core courses in Women's Studies and a thesis on a topic related to women's studies.
Website: English - Women's Studies at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 650] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 114-115]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Students should normally apply for acceptance in the Women's Studies collaborative program at the same time as they apply for admission to the Master's program in English. Two letters of recommendation, letter of intent (500 words), writing sample (required for thesis option only): clean copy of an essay written for an undergraduate English literature course, and official transcripts of all universities attended are required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 17, 2018